Post Tagged with: "Brownswood"

Igloo Magazine :: Best of 2017

In 2017 Igloo Magazine celebrated seventeen years of online presence covering several hundred releases from creative musicians around the globe this year alone. Our dedicated contributors continue to cull the finest musical fragments from a variety of genres, and we’ve pooled together a rather large selection of music that traversed higher ground. Here are the […]

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Not just jazz :: Soulful rejuvenations

Azymuth and Yussef Kamaal bring jazz-funk back to the forefront, and The Sure Fire Soul Ensemble and Papa Chango summon the old spirits of afrobeat, ethio-jazz and soul to perform outrageous new choreographies. Azymuth :: Fênix (Far Out) When it comes to the catalog of Brazil-based trio, Azymuth, you can’t go wrong. What they do […]

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Not just jazz :: 4 More

The second installment of Igloo Magazine’s Not just jazz series, a succinct coverage of four more albums that push, stretch and merge musical boundaries and defy the one label categorization respectfully yet fiercely. Shabaka and the Ancestors :: Wisdom of Elders (Brownswood) Saxophonist, bandleader and composer Shabaka Hutchings strikes again with his latest project, Shabaka […]

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Mala :: In Cuba (Brownswood)

The Jamaican-British Mala (born Mark Lawrence) was one of the South Londoners who put the actual dub in dubstep, and he handles this material beautifully, making piano chords roll and snowballing up trumpet blasts, twisting dials just enough in the studio to make the echo of an acoustic instrument latch seamlessly onto a synthesized note. […]

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